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In Case You Missed it - September 2016

Lowering the large garrison flag at Fort Larned National Historic Site. Taken during Fort Larned's 150th Anniversary on Memorial Day Weekend, 2009. The flag measures 20' by 36'. It is a 37-star flag. (Flickr/KeithWondra)


National Park Service Celebrates 100 Years (Don't Overlook Sites in Kansas!)
This year, the National Park Service celebrates a significant birthday: a century of service. While millions will visit the Great Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon this year, Commentator Rex Buchanan says Kansas residents shouldn't overlook some of the lesser-known park service sites right here in their own backyard.​

Report Ranks Kansas 10th Nationally on Education Measures, but Shows Some Weaknesses​
new report from the Kansas Association of School Boards says Kansas ranks well nationally in many education categories, but it also includes some signs that Kansas may be lagging.

How Grassroots Groups Changed the Kansas Legislature
The post-mortem on the primary election in Kansas has continued, almost a full month after the results were tallied. How did moderates oust so many incumbent conservatives?

KU, K-State Take Different Strategies for Budget cuts
The University of Kansas and Kansas State University have adopted differing strategies for dealing with state funding cuts.


What You Need to Know about the Alt-Right Movement
The presidential candidates this month accused one another of racism and bigotry, with Hillary Clinton arguing that Donald Trump's rhetoric and policies are an invitation to the "alt-right" movement.

The Burkini: A Closer Look at the Swimwear that's Making the Headlines
The burkini has had a controversial summer in France.

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